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Officer Foard and Officer Summerline

This Is First Ward

What makes First Ward special? First Ward is a neighborhood not a collection of sub-divisions. First Ward is a thriving community. Yesterday a young resident held a birthday party for her son. It was a great event and members of the community stepped up to make it so. Trinity Episcopal School allowed her to use its field so that […]

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Lunch With Friends

Today we had lunch with some of our friends from the Central Division. Catching up with both current and former members of our Division is great. It’s always nice to spend time together, but this year it is particularly gratifying to be able show support for the people who help to keep us safe. As […]

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This mural hangs in the Central Division office in First Ward

Lunch With Friends

Yesterday we took several, past and present, Central Division Officers to lunch. Those who attended enjoyed a great meal and those who had other commitments were missed (and yes, we talked about you). It was nice catching up with our friends who have moved to other areas of the city. Several have been promoted and […]

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Blanket Drive

Yesterday, Carlos W & friends delivered one-hundred-seventy new blankets to the homeless population of Charlotte. Several weeks ago Carlos mentioned, via social media, his desire to undertake this project. The response was rapid with many people offering to help. The First Ward Community Fund has a history of this type of giving and we too […]

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Bob Szy... with Marguerite Caputo Suppa and Tom Seaver.

Take a Slice Out of Cancer V

Last evening several residents of First Ward and members of our board attended the fifth annual Take a Slice Out of Cancer fundraiser at Villa Francesca. Each year the event gets bigger and better with a veritable who’s who of Charlotte in attendance. Now, while the event is a party, the emphasis is on defeating […]

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Happy Fourth Y’all

Today I spent some time with our  friends at the CMPD Central Division Office. It’s always nice to catch-up with Lt. Cunningham and Officer Rowland. I did get to meet the new members of the leadership team and just hang out with the Police and chat. It seems all is well and solid plans are in […]

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Red, White and Food

It’s that time again. Each year, on Independence Day, the First Ward Community Fund provides lunch for the men and women on duty at Fire Station One. This is how we, in First Ward, says thank you to the Charlotte Fire Department for helping to keep us safe each and every day. The loss of […]

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Baseball

The First Ward Community Fund is helping our friends at Carolinas Metro Inc raise money for  their U18 baseball team to attend a tournament in Atlanta. Recruiters from Historically Black Colleges and scouts from Major League Baseball attend this event. The group is holding a raffle to fund the cost of the trip. We offer […]

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Firehouse Tours

The First Ward Community Fund serves up an Independence Day feast for the men and women of Fire Station One.   Charlotte, North Carolina, June 28, 2011: Once again, the First Ward Community Fund provides a Fourth of July feast for the men and women of Fire Station One. Thanks to our friends at Reid’s and Patco Foods, […]

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The Lady Cats and company

First Ward Basketball Clinic

The First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) and Police Activities League (PAL) held a youth basketball clinic on Saturday, March 19th at the First Ward Recreation Center from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The center is located at 610 E 7th Street. Charlotte, North Carolina, March 19, 2011:  More than 120 people attended and 70 […]

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